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Alexander Volkanovski vs Movsar Evloev preview
When is Volkanovski vs Evloev?
Alexander Volkanovski could potentially take on Movsar Evloev, in Autumn/Fall 2023.
The fight would be contested over 5 rounds in the Featherweight division, which means the weight limit would be 145 pounds (10.4 stone or 65.8 KG).
Volkanovski vs Evloev stats
Alexander Volkanovski would step into the octagon with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 12 of those wins coming by the way of knock out and 3 by submission.
Movsar Evloev would make his way to the cage with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 3 of those by knock out and 4 by submission.
The stats suggest Volkanovski would have a large advantage in power over Evloev, boasting at 48% knock out percentage over Evloev's 18%.
If the fight goes to the ground, their records suggest Evloev would have an advantage over Volkanovski, with a 24% submission rate over Volkanovski's 12%.
Alexander Volkanovski is the older man by 5 years, at 34 years old.
Evloev has a height advantage of 1 inch over Volkanovski. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.
Volkanovski is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 10 more fights, and made his debut in 2012, 2 years and 6 months earlier than Evloev, whose first professional fight was in 2014. He has fought 29 more professional rounds, 76 to Evloev's 47.
Volkanovski vs Evloev form
Volkanovski has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going to the judges 3 times.
In his last fight, he lost to Islam Makhachev at UFC 284 on 11th February 2023 by unanimous decision in their UFC Lightweight championship fight at RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia.
Previous to that, he had beat Max Holloway at UFC 276 on 2nd July 2022 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.
Going into that contest, he had won against Chan Sung Jung at UFC 273 on 9th April 2022 by knockout in the 4th round in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, Jacksonville.
Before that, he had beat Brian Ortega at UFC 266 on 25th September 2021 by unanimous decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.
He had defeated Max Holloway at UFC 251 on 11th July 2020 by split decision in their UFC Featherweight championship fight at UFC Fight Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Volkanovski's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 10 months and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 29 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 24 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 4.8 rounds on average.
Evloev's last 3 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 11 months and 18 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 9 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 3 rounds on average.
What are the odds on Volkanovski vs Evloev?
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